Apple Cider Cupcakes

December 15, 2010 at 4:40 am (apple, gingerbread, Uncategorized)

I was feeling very fall despite the almost-Christmas time frame we’re currently in, but I still wanted something fun and fall and nothing could be more fall than apple cider.  Granted, I don’t actually like apple cider by itself, but I was hoping for an apple-pie type taste and was not disappointed.

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Green Tea Pomegranate Cupcakes

November 20, 2010 at 4:19 am (Cupcakes, Matcha, Pomegranate)

So pomegranates are finally in season – and actually looking good and not just finally on the shelves.  So I decided to make that recipe that inspired me all the way back when I started my baking adventures.  So I returned to the Pomegranate Green Tea Cupcakes from chockylit.  I used the same green tea cupcake recipe as I did on round 1, and while I was inspired by chockylit’s frosting I ended up being a bit squicked by the uncooked egg-whites as a foam thing and made a somewhat soupy cream cheese frosting instead.

 

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